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NATA Presents Inaugural Youth Sports Safety Ambassador Award at Sixth Annual Youth Sports Safety Summit

3-02-2015

NFL Foundation, leading researcher and Dallas Independent School District recognized for significant contributions to youth sports safety

Navigating The Athletic Health Care System is Focus of Sixth Youth Sports Safety Summit

3-02-2015

DALLAS, March 2, 2015 – In a continued effort to keep young athletes safe, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Youth Sports Safety Alliance hosted today the sixth annual Youth Sports Safety Summit in Dallas, Texas. This year’s forum built on the success of prior summits and addressed the day-long theme of Navigating the Athletic Health Care System, focusing on athletic play in community/league sports as well as school-based athletics.

NATA Supports SAFE PLAY Act

2-10-2015

DALLAS, TEXAS, February 10, 2015 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) announces the introduction of the Supporting Athletes, Families and Educators to Protect the Lives of Athletic Youth (SAFE PLAY) Act on February 10, 2015.

Athletic Trainers Provide High Return On Investment In Today’s Workplace

11-04-2014

 
DALLAS, Texas, November 4, 2014 – In recognition of Allied Health Professions Week (November 2-8), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association sheds new light on the occupational health environment and the financial benefits to employers who have athletic training programs on-site.
 

Heart Health and Youth Sports Safety Recommendations

9-26-2014

DALLAS, September 26, 2014 – In recognition of Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month in September and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month in October, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association has released guidelines on heart health and youth sports safety.
 

NATA Welcomes Four New Board Members

8-19-2014

DALLAS, August 19, 2014 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) formally welcomed four new board members at its recent 65th annual convention in Indianapolis. They include Tory R. Lindley, MA, ATC; Chris Mathewson, MSS, ATC, CSCS; Carolyn R. Peters, MA, ATC, CSCS; and Timothy S. Weston, MEd, ATC.

Back to School Sports Safety Questions to Ensure the Health & Welfare of Student Athletes

8-14-2014

DALLAS, August 14, 2014 – As young athletes step onto the playing field for preseason practice and to prepare for fall competition on school teams or youth leagues, sports safety and injury prevention are paramount. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is asking parents to ensure their children’s schools have the best sports medicine practices in place.

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